Ascaris

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  • 1. 
    The common name for Ascaris lumbricoides is:
    • A. 

      Roundworm

    • B. 

      Hookworm

    • C. 

      Whipworm

    • D. 

      Threadworm

  • 2. 
    Ascaris lumbricoides infection are more likely occur in:
    • A. 

      Tropical climates

    • B. 

      Pork eating countries

    • C. 

      Developing countries

    • D. 

      Western countries

  • 3. 
    What is the infective form of Ascaris lumbricoides?
    • A. 

      Unembryonated ova

    • B. 

      Embryonated eggs

    • C. 

      Larvae

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What is the common specimen source required to detect Ascaris lumbricoides?
    • A. 

      Sputum

    • B. 

      Faeces

    • C. 

      Food sample

    • D. 

      Both a and b are correct

  • 5. 
    Main feature that distinguishes fertilized egg from unfertilized eggs of Ascaris lumbricoides?
    • A. 

      Size

    • B. 

      Colour

    • C. 

      Shape

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Female Ascaris worm releases approximately 200 000 - 2 000 000 eggs per day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What sorts of drugs are used in treatment against ascariasis?
    • A. 

      Albendazole

    • B. 

      Mebendazole

    • C. 

      Erythromycin

    • D. 

      Anthelmintics

    • E. 

      All a,b and c are correct

  • 8. 
    Ascaris spp are commonly contracted by host via:
    • A. 

      Faecal-oral route

    • B. 

      Respiratory route

    • C. 

      None of the above

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